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Arts events
For the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 2
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This week

"Large Hadron Collision: New Works by Matt Rebholz," Dahlonega. Printmaking exhibit. Through Sept. 17; reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. today, Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle. Dahlonega. 706-867-2746 or

International Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition, Duluth. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, Jacqueline C. Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth. $5 adults, $3 children, students and seniors. 770-623-6002.

Visiting Artists Series at Unicoi, Helen. Artists and craftspeople from surrounding areas will demonstrate and sample their work. Saturdays and Sundays in August, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking. 800-573-9659, ext. 305.

"Creativity," Gainesville. Mixed media and acrylic paintings by Patti Russell. Through Monday, Inman Perk Bistro, downtown Gainesville square.

"The Animal Within," Gainesville. Ceramic sculptures incorporating animal imagery. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 11, with opening reception 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 24, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

"She's Got a Gun," Gainesville. Artist Nancy Floyd. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 11, with artist talk and opening reception 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

"In Remembrance," Gainesville. Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 1, John S. Burd Center for Performing Arts, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.


Mossy Creek Pottery Show, Cleveland. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12, Mossy Creek Campground, Ga. 254, Cleveland.


Summer Pottery Show, Rabun Gap. Georgia potters. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Sept. 8, Hambidge Center weave shed, 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap. 

Animal show and sale, Dahlonega. Animal-themed artwork. Dahlonega Arts Council. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 13, Olde Cannery Arts Center, 61 Enota St., Dahlonega.

"Secrets," Sautee. Watercolors by Gail Watson, oil paintings by Anita Elder and oils and acrylics by Jacalyn Shamblee. Through Sept. 20, The Center Gallery and Gallery Too, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.  

Fall Photography Invitational, Gainesville. Exhibition highlighting photography by Georgia artists. Through Oct. 10, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575. 

“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection,” Athens. A collection of 83 pieces by Rabbittown artist R.A. Miller, curated by the Georgia Museum of Art. Exhibit through Oct. 24; opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. 706-613-3623.

Cleveland Arts Instruction Series, Cleveland. Yonah Art Guild. Various dates and media. For more information, contact Donna at 706-969-1446 or

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. first Saturdays and Sundays, Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

Folk Pottery display, Sautee. A 4-gallon jar on loan from the High Museum of Art, considered the oldest known piece of folk pottery from Northeast Georgia, will be on display through December. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

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